Cn Rail Tentative Agreement

Normal rail service will resume on Wednesday at 6.m local time across the country, according to a teamsters statement. The agreement still needs to be ratified by union members, Teamsters said. Federal ministers praised both sides for their deal, after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau resisted calls to force the 3,200 union members without a contract since July to get back to work. „We congratulate and thank both CN and the Teamsters for staying at the table and coming together for a deal for the good of all Canadians. We would also like to acknowledge the important work of the mediators in our federal mediation and conciliation body. „Previous governments have regularly violated workers` right to strike with regard to the railway industry. This government has remained calm and focused on helping the parties reach an agreement and it has worked,“ said François Laporte, president of Teamsters, which represents nearly 125,000 workers in Canada in all sectors, including more than 16,000 in the rail sector. I congratulate both @TeamstersCanada and @CNRailway for staying around the table and reaching an agreement for the good of all Canadians Railway workers had expressed concerns about long working hours, fatigue and working conditions considered unsafe. CN rejected the union`s claim that the strike smelled of occupational health and safety and instead suggested that it was about compensating workers. Alberta Premier Jason Kenney expressed relief on Twitter shortly after news of the deal was announced, calling the deal „encouraging.“ Explanation: The CN Rail Strike: A Guide to How It Started, How It Ended and What It Has Cost Canadians So Far „Delays in rail transportation have resulted in considerable costs for farmers, in the form of high parking fees for ships forced to wait in port, as well as potential crop losses due to a lack of propane for grain dryers,“ said Mary Robinson, group president. This agreement will allow CN staff to return to work today at 2:00 p.m.m local time, and the shipyards will begin tomorrow morning at 6.m 00 a.m.

local time, and there will be no employment measures during the ratification period. The results of the ratification votes are expected within 8 weeks. In a written statement, Alberta`s Wheat and Barley Boards said they were relieved by the news of the agreement and warned that there must be a plan to keep grain moving during future rail strikes. Jean-Jacques Ruest, president and CEO of CN, said in a statement that the railways were preparing to resume full rail service as soon as possible. CN said workers will return to work Tuesday afternoon and trains will run at stations until Wednesday morning. CN said the results of the ratification vote will be available within eight weeks. In 2014, this same group of CN employees rejected two preliminary agreements recommended by their union leaders before a new contract was concluded. CN Rail says the results of the ratification vote will be available within eight weeks. In a statement, the company`s president and CEO, JJ Ruest, paid tribute to the employees who, during the work stoppage, „kept the railway moving safely with reduced capacity.“ Teamsters Canada and canadian National Railway (CN) have reached a preliminary agreement ending a week-long strike by 3,200 CN employees. Transport Minister Marc Garneau said the deal was won because his government trusted the parties by saying they understood the difficulties caused by the strike and were serious about negotiating an agreement. Teamsters Canada says it has reached a preliminary agreement with the Canadian National Railway Co.

to renew the collective agreement for more than 3,000 conveyors, train attendants and shipyard workers. „We would like to thank our customers for their patience and support and assure them that CN is preparing to resume full rail service as soon as possible,“ said JJ Ruest, President and CEO of CN. . . .

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